King James Bible Dictionary



The Bible

Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Whom God has given.

1. An inhabitant of Jerusalem, the father of Nehushta, who was the mother of king Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:8). Probably the same who tried to prevent Jehoiakim from burning the roll of Jeremiah's prophecies (Jeremiah 26:22; 36:12).

2. Ezra 8:16.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

God hath given; the gift of God

Naves Topical Index

1. Father of Nehushta, the mother of King Jehoiachin
2 Kings 24:8; Jeremiah 26:22; Jeremiah 36:12; Jeremiah 36:25

2. Name of three Levites in the time of Ezra
Ezra 8:16

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Elnathan, or Elnathan

(God hath given).

  1. The maternal grandfather of Jehoiachin, (2 Kings 24:8) the same with Elnathan the son of Achbor. (Jeremiah 26:22; 36:12,25)
  2. The name of three persons, apparently Levites, in the time of Ezra. (Ezra 8:16)